New Bioimaging Technique Is Fast and Economical

A new approach to optical imaging makes it possible to quickly and economically monitor multiple molecular interactions in a large area of living tissue – such as an organ or a small animal; technology that could have applications in medical diagnosis, guided surgery, or pre-clinical drug testing.

Rensselaer Collegiate Store Holding Clearance Sale

Friday, August 18, 2017 - Sun , September 10, 2017 (all day)
Where: Rensselaer Collegiate Store 1st Floor, Rensselaer Student Union
Description: From now through Sunday, September 10, the Rensselaer Collegiate Store is running a clearance sale -- both in-store and on-line -- offering an additional 30% off all clearance clothing and gift items!
Contact: Rensselaer Union Bookstore 518-276-6555


LRC Recruiting Daytime Participants for Paid Study, "Investigating the Alerting Effects of Light"

Rensselaer's Lighting Research Center (LRC) is recruiting subjects over 18 years to participate in a paid study that will take place in four consecutive weeks: August 28, and September 11, 18, and 25. The study will investigate the alerting effects of light by measuring brain activities under different light exposures.

Rensselaer Collegiate Store to be Open Labor Day Weekend

Saturday, September 2, 2017 - Mon , September 4, 2017 (all day)
Where: Rensselaer Collegiate Store 1st Floor, Rensselaer Student Union
Description: With classes starting later this year, the Collegiate Store will be open through Labor Day weekend for your convenience. Store hours will be: Saturday, September 2: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm; Sunday, September 3: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm; and Monday, September 4: 9:00 am - 5:00pm.
Contact: Rensselaer Union Bookstore 518-276-6555


Xu joins Rensselaer as Assistant Professor of Mathematical Sciences

Rensselaer's Department of Mathematical Sciences is pleased to welcome Yangyang Xu as a new Assistant Professor in the department.  Professor Xu earned his B.S. in Computational Mathematics at Nanjing University, China, and his M.S. in Operations Research at the Chinese Academy of Sciences, before earning his Ph.D.

Martine Syms' "An Evening with Queen White" EMPAC Installation Opens August 21

Monday, August 21, 2017 11:00 AM - Wed , September 6, 2017 5:00 PM
Where: EMPAC Studio 1 - Goodman
Cost: Free
Description: Martine Syms' augmented-reality installation "An Evening with Queen White" invites visitors to meet the virtual character Queen White, based in part on Motown's Maxine Powell. Eschewing conventional VR, Syms explores how the audience can experience this kind of image environment without the use of a headset.
Contact: EMPAC 518-276-3921



Syms to Screen New Video on Final Night of EMPAC Installation

Wednesday, September 6, 2017 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Where: EMPAC Theater
Cost: $6
Description: On the final night of her "An Evening with Queen White" installation, Los Angeles-based artist Martine Syms will screen her new feature-length video, "Incense, Sweaters, and Ice." Through Hollywood film tropes as well as the visual language of social media video platforms like Vine and Instagram, Syms follows in a long cinematic history of using camera motion to create the illusion of subjectivity. This event is part of the EMPAC fall film series, Other Uses.
Contact: EMPAC 518-276-3921



Tara Connolly Joins Women's Hockey Staff as Assistant Coach



2017-18 Schedule | RPI Athletics on Instagram TROY, N.Y. – Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) Associate Vice President Director of Athletics Dr. Lee McElroy has announced the hiring of Tara Connolly as an assistant women's ice hockey coach. Connolly joins Christie Cicero on the staff of first-year head coach Bryan Vines.

Student-Athlete Christian Kapp on National Award Watch List



Rensselaer student-athlete Christian Kapp has been selected for the Fred Mitchell Award 2017 Watch List. The list includes 36 of the nation's top collegiate place-kickers based on excellence on the football field during the 2016 season, and for continued community service during their off-season.

New Guide Showcases Discipline That Prepares Experts for a World Growing Louder

Ning Xiang, director of Rensselaer's Architectural Acoustics program, has edited Architectural Acoustics Handbook, which culls the theory and applications from some of the leading minds in architectural acoustics.